Capital and Bond Fund Manager

  • 304305

SUMMARY: Under general direction, oversees, reviews and analyzes financial transactions; recommends and implements fiscal policy initiatives; prepares and evaluates a variety of financial statements and financial reports related to Public Utilities and capital projects. Supervises professional and clerical accounting staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Supervises, trains and evaluates the work of assigned staff. Oversees daily activities of assigned staff. Resolves interpersonal conflicts among staff.
  2. Analyzes and oversees budget appropriations, allocations and expenditures for grants, accounts payable, payroll and/or utility billing.
  3. Reviews and analyzes financial statements and financial reports related to bond and capital project funds, and to determine the City’s current capital financial position.
  4. Reviews monthly financial statements and other financial reports for correct use of accounts and unusual balances.
  5. Monitors compliance with and/or interprets policies and procedures for department accounting staff.
  6. Makes revisions to procedures and processes to improve customer service and operational efficiency.
  7. Prepares and distributes funds available, project summary, contract and status reports. Identifies and analyzes trends and makes appropriate recommendations.
  8. Assists consultants and vendors with grant compliance requirements and City accounting procedures.
  9. Conducts statistical and financial analysis utilizing a variety of database spreadsheets.
  10. Maintains documents and records related to public utilities and capital projects.


  • Knowledge of applicable governmental accounting principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations governing accounting and finance.
  • Knowledge of the City’s budgetary process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting methods.
  • Knowledge of auditing and internal control procedures.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Skill in analyzing financial transactions.
  • Skill in preparing complex financial reports.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software.
  • Ability to prioritize, assign, review and evaluate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves sedentary work generally in an office setting. There is frequent need to sit, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field and five (5) years governmental accounting or governmental auditing, including one (1) year supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

FLSA Code: E
Last Revision date: October 2001
Overtime: No
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